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Welcome to Floral Park ...

The village of Floral Park is located in Nassau County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Floral Park, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1908.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Floral Park has a population of 15,832 people<2> (see below for details).

Floral Park is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Floral Park lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Floral Park ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Floral Park had an population of 15,832 people. This is a decrease of 0.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Floral Park had a population of 15,863 people. This makes Floral Park the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Floral Park represents 0.08% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,863 people, the population of Floral Park has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,967 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Floral Park.

Communities Also Named Floral Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Floral Park: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

Beyond New York, there are 8 communities that are also named Floral Park - they are located in Connecticut, Florida, Montana, New Jersey and Ontario (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Floral Park.

Communities near Floral Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Floral Park.

  • New York
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • New York is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
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  • Bronx
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Bronx is located in Bronx County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx <4>
  • Jersey City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jersey City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
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  • Yonkers
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • New Rochelle
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Union City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Union City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
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  • Mount Vernon
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • West New York
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West New York have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • West New York is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,132 people
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  • Hoboken
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Hoboken is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,081 people
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  • Freeport
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Floral Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Floral Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Floral Park. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Floral Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Floral Park. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Floral Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Floral Park ...

Looking for more information about Floral Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Floral Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Floral Park.

Adding Floral Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Floral Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Floral Park was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Floral Park.

The official website for Floral Park:

The official website for Nassau County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Nassau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Floral Park.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Floral Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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